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Democracy Now! Wednesday, November 26, 2003


Published November 26, 2003


Headlines
AFL-CIO & ACLU Announced Plans to Sue Miami Over Protests
Senate Approves Medicare Bill
Garner Admits Major Mistakes Made in Iraq
White House Rescinds $300M Loan to Israel
HIV Kills Record 3 Million This Year
Pinochet Claims He Is An Angel

The Radical Mind of Dick Cheney: An In-Depth Look at the Vice President
We take an in-depth look at the historical role Vice President Dick Cheney has played in U.S. foreign policy, his treatment of the intelligence community and his hawkish influence on President George W. Bush. We speak with The New Republic’s Spencer Ackerman who co-wrote this week’s cover story on Cheney.

Bush Lifts Ban on Mini Nukes
President Bush signed a $401 billion defense appropriations bill that includes funding for for continued research into new H-bombs, including low-yield, “mini-nukes.” We speak with the Los Alamos Study Group’s Greg Mello.

Unions Call For Timoney to Be Fired & Congressional Investigation After Bloody Miami FTAA Protests
The mostly peaceful protests against the FTAA ministerial meeting in Miami were marred by scores of reports of police brutality. Over 200 people were arrested and jailed. We speak with a United Steelworkers of America spokesman and a 71-year old retired airline pilot who attended the protests, as well as Global Exchange’s Medea Benjamin.

"There's an Incredible Mismatch Between Military Doctrine And The Situation That Actually Exists There Right Now" – A Conversation With Two Fathers of Soldiers Deployed in Iraq
We speak with Vietnam veteran Sean Dougherty who is traveling to Iraq this week on a delegation organized by Global Exchange and Stan Goff who retired from the Army Special Forces seven years ago. Both of them have children serving in Iraq.


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